Brantley's monster day lifts Tribe past Brewers, 7-5

Brantley's monster day lifts Tribe past Brewers, 7-5

The Cleveland Indians defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-5 on Wednesday to complete the two-game series. The Indians split the series 1-1.

Francisco Lindor put the good guys on the scoreboard in the first with a solo home run to right. The lead would be short lived, Adam Lind would hit a 2-run home run in the bottom half of the first. Jean Segura kept the foot on the pedal with an RBI single to right.

Lind stayed hot with an RBI single in the bottom of the second inning, giving the Brewers a 4-1 lead. Cody Anderson would leave the game after pitching 2.2 innings, giving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs on 66 pitches. This was by far Anderson's worst appearance in the Majors, he was lights out his first two starts, giving up a combined 9 hits and 2 earned runs in 14.3 innings.

Michael Brantley got the Indians back in the game a single swing of the bat, hitting a 3-run home run to tie the game at 4 in the fourth inning.

The Tribe took a 5-4 lead in the fifth on a Brantley single to left. Brantley finished the day 4-of-5 with 4 RBI's and a triple short of the cycle.

The Indians are now 3-2 since the All-Star break.

Indians come home Thursday for a four-game series against division rival, Chicago White Sox.

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